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SRP 2018 Results

Santa Monica – The 88th Annual Summer Reading Program has officially ended, and the results are in! Amount of minutes read has increased compared to last year: Children and teens read......

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Santa Monica – September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. A big welcome to soon to be new users and thank you to our continued users. For those of you who aren’t sure......

Youth Fine Free Library Cards

On July 2, 2018 Santa Monica Public Library started a new initiative designed to encourage children and teens to use, or return to, the Library.  The Fine Free program will......

Santa Monica Reads 2018 Highlights

  Santa Monica, CA –  Saturday, June 16, 2018 marked the end of the Santa Monica Reads program. The 16th Annual Santa Monica Reads, sponsored by the Santa Monica Public......

Library Staff Work With the Focus Areas

At a recent supervisors’ meeting we asked the supervisors to think about the four focus areas and how their work connected with those focus areas. Here are their responses. At......

Fierce Friday 2018

Santa Monica, California – On Friday, May 4, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Santa Monica Public Library presented Fierce Friday, the kickoff event for the annual YALLWEST Young Adult Book......

16th Annual Santa Monica Reads

The 16th Annual Santa Monica Reads is here! The Santa Monica Public LIbrary is excited to have Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D.  Houston’s book, which is currently celebrating its......

Free Comic Book Day

Calling all Comic Book lovers, fans, and enthusiasts! Since 2002, thousands of comic book shops around the world have given out millions of free comic books on the first Saturday......

Story Slam in Santa Monica

The Fairview Branch will be presenting their first ever ‘Your Story’ Project this week as part of a Moth inspired storytelling night. Seating is limited and free tickets will be......

We’re Reading It, Are You? Inside Scoop on Santa Monica Reads

Hello, Santa Monica.  In the off chance you’ve not stopped by the Main Library and met me, my name is Jennifer and I’m one of the newer Librarians at Santa......